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Pollok Family Day and Highland Cattle Show

A chance for the whole family to enjoy entertainment and activities to get closer to nature.

Pollok Country Park, Glasgow

Sun 24 Aug

Free / 0141 276 0924

Part of Homecoming Scotland 2014 & Glasgow City of Science.

  • 10:30 – 16:30

Funz and Gamez

Phil Ellis Paul Ellis returns to Edinburgh but this time he's brought along some friends. Jim Elf and Bonzo the dog will be on hand to ensure it's a giggle-packed hour of family fun where anything could happen. There'll be prizes, laughter and plenty of Funz and Gamez. 'Endearingly daft … and solidly funny' (List).

The Mash House, Edinburgh

Fri 22 Aug

Just the Cask Room

£9 (£6) / 0131 220 2987

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

Just the Cask Room

£9 (£6) / 0131 220 2987

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

Just the Cask Room

£9 (£6) / 0131 220 2987

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

The Oxford Imps Present: The Curious Case of the Improvised Musical

The Oxford Imps / Free Festival Agatha Christie has been working with some critically-acclaimed improvised comedy ‘living legends’ (ThreeWeeks, 2013) in order to adapt her latest detective novel into an interactive musical and now you, the audience, are invited along to play the part of the detective! Each day presents…

Laughing Horse @ The Three Sisters, Edinburgh

Fri 22 Aug

Maggie's Chamber

Free / 0131 622 6801

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

Maggie's Chamber

Free / 0131 622 6801

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

Maggie's Chamber

Free / 0131 622 6801

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Land of the Dragon: Gwlad y Ddraig

  • 4 stars

PuppetSoup ‘Beautifully crafted show, deeply satisfying for young and old alike.’ ★★★★★ (Stage[/]). Award-winning puppeteers, PuppetSoup, take you to the edge of your seat and the brink of your imagination, where wise men are grown from witch’s cauldrons and dragons really do exist. Lose yourself in this enchanting…

The Zoo, Edinburgh

Fri 22 Aug

The Aviary

£7 (£6) / 0131 662 6892

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

The Aviary

£7 (£6) / 0131 662 6892

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

The Aviary

£7 (£6) / 0131 662 6892

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 25 Aug

The Aviary

£7 (£6) / 0131 662 6892

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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The Cat in the Hat

Cat In The Hat UK Ltd From the moment his tall, red and white striped hat appears around the door, Sally and her brother know that The Cat in the Hat is the funniest, most mischievous cat they have ever met. With the trickiest of tricks and craziest of ideas, he turns a rainy afternoon into an amazing adventure. But…

Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh

Fri 22 Aug

Pleasance One

£11 (£9.50) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

Pleasance One

£11 (£9.50) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

Pleasance One

£11 (£9.50) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 25 Aug

Pleasance One

£9 (£7.50) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Private Peaceful by Michael Morpurgo

Scamp Theatre Winner of the Blue Peter Book of the Year, Private Peaceful is by former Children's Laureate Michael Morpurgo, award-winning author of War Horse. Private Peaceful relives the life a young WW1 soldier awaiting the firing squad at dawn. During the night, he looks back at his short but joyful past growing up…

Underbelly Bristo Square, Edinburgh

Fri 22 Aug

McEwan Hall

£12.50 / 08445 458252

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

McEwan Hall

£12.50 / 08445 458252

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

McEwan Hall

£12.50 / 08445 458252

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 25 Aug

McEwan Hall

£11 / 08445 458252

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

HUFF

  • 3 stars

Inventive walkthrough retelling of The Three Little pigs from Shona Reppe and Andy Manley.

Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh

Dinosaur Zoo

Dinosaurs aren't extinct! They're just hiding out on the other side of the world. Dinosaur Zoo brings its Jurassic creations to Scotland with an opportunity for children to get right up close.

Assembly Hall Theatre, Tunbridge Wells

Tue 18 Nov

£12.50–£15 ( £10) / 01892 530613

  • 13:30
  • 16:30

Wed 19 Nov

£12.50–£15 ( £10) / 01892 530613

  • 10:30
  • 16:30

Dundee Rep

Tue 23 Sep

£12.50–£15.50 (Students £5) / 01382 223530

  • 13:30
  • 16:30

Wed 24 Sep

£12.50–£15.50 (Students £5) / 01382 223530

  • 10:30
  • 13:30
  • 16:30

Grand Theatre, Swansea

Wed 12 Nov

£13–£15.50 / 01792 475715

  • 13:30
  • 16:30

Thu 13 Nov

£13–£15.50 / 01792 475715

  • 10:30
  • 16:30

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Amazing Bubble Man

Bubbles, people in bubbles, square bubbles, round bubbles. Basically all your bubble needs.

Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh

Fri 22 Aug

The Music Hall

£11 (£9) / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

The Music Hall

£11 (£9) / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

The Music Hall

£11 (£9) / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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Potted Sherlock

  • 5 stars

All 60 Sherlock stories in 70 elementary minutes. New show from creators of Potted Potter and Potted Panto, double Olivier nominees Dan and Jeff.

Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh

Fri 22 Aug

Pleasance One

£12 (£11) / 0131 556 6550

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

Pleasance One

£12 (£11) / 0131 556 6550

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

Pleasance One

£12 (£11) / 0131 556 6550

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 25 Aug

Pleasance One

£11 (£10) / 0131 556 6550

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Decomposed! My Brother's Turning into a Zombie

  • 4 stars

The Pleasance and Classical Mayhem Decomposed is a brilliantly moving play, told in a very silly way! This is miraculous musical mayhem at its most marvellous! Identical twins, a zombie and a soundtrack of the world's greatest classical music recorded by the world-class London Symphony Orchestra. Fate has deemed fit to…

Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh

Fri 22 Aug

Pleasance Above

£9.50 (£8.50) / 0131 556 6550

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

Pleasance Above

£9.50 (£8.50) / 0131 556 6550

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

Pleasance Above

£9.50 (£8.50) / 0131 556 6550

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 25 Aug

Pleasance Above

£7 (£6) / 0131 556 6550

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Saturday Art Club

Art activities run by a different educator each week relating to the displays, with drawing, collage, sculpture-making and games. Parents can get stuck in too. Ages 3–12.

Gallery of Modern Art, Glasgow

Sat 23 Aug

Free / 0141 287 3050

  • 10:30 – 12:30

Sat 30 Aug

Free / 0141 287 3050

  • 10:30 – 12:30

Sat 6 Sep

Free / 0141 287 3050

  • 10:30 – 12:30
…and 3 more dates until 27 Sep

Sid's Show

Oscar Stardust Ltd Join Sid from CBeebies live on stage in a fantastic, fun-filled adventure that will knock your socks off. Sid is setting out on a heroic quest to find out where in the world his favourite socks and shoes have got to - share in the adventure at the bottom of the sea, deep in the jungle and floating in…

Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh

Fri 22 Aug

Pleasance Beyond

£9.50 (£8.50) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

Pleasance Beyond

£9.50 (£8.50) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

Pleasance Beyond

£9.50 (£8.50) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 25 Aug

Pleasance Beyond

£7.50 (£6.50) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Flight of the Lawnchair Man

Latymer Theatre Company Bored and depressed, loser Jerry Gorman ignores the wishes of his small-minded neighbours, gives up his job at Wal-Mart … and takes to the skies! Once up in the air he meets, amongst others: Leonardo da Vinci, Charles Lindbergh and Amelia Earhart. Despite the conservative views of his community…

theSpace @ Surgeons Hall, Edinburgh

Fri 22 Aug

Grand Theatre

£8 (£6) / 0845 508 8515

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

Grand Theatre

£8 (£6) / 0845 508 8515

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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Pirate Gran

  • 4 stars
  • Directed by: Pieter Lawman
  • Written by: Geraldine Durrant

You'd never know Gran was a pirate – until you need her most! Based on Geraldine Durrant & Rose Forshall's Pirate Gran series.

Underbelly Bristo Square, Edinburgh

Fri 22 Aug

Udderbelly

£11 (£10) / 08445 458252

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

Udderbelly

£10 (£9) / 08445 458252

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Udderbelly

£11 (£10) / 08445 458252

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

Udderbelly

£11 (£10) / 08445 458252

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 25 Aug

Udderbelly

£10 (£9) / 08445 458252

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Ready, Steady, Ceilidh

  • 3 stars

This is Ceilidh A chance for the whole family to get up, dance and learn the secrets of Scotland’s most famous shindig. Join host Iain Stirling (comedian and Bafta nominated CBBC presenter), and our live musicians as they introduce you and the kids to the exhilarating world of ceilidh and its fantastic party…

Assembly George Square, Edinburgh

Fri 22 Aug

Spiegeltent Palazzo

£12 (£10) / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

Spiegeltent Palazzo

£12 (£10) / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

Spiegeltent Palazzo

£12 (£10) / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 25 Aug

Spiegeltent Palazzo

£10 (£8) / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Truckfest South East

The new event for 2014 is a return visit to the wonderful Detling Showground in Kent for the last Truckfest of the season.

Kent Showground, Maidstone

Sat 13 Sep

£12 (Children £5; £30) / 01622 630975

  • 09:00

Sun 14 Sep

£12 (Children £5; £30) / 01622 630975

  • 09:00

Albee Vector the Sound Collector

  • 4 stars

Greenlight Theatre An interactive and enchanting family show bursting with all sorts of noises! Albee’s sound collection is running out. He’s already used up his last bits of thunder-crash, sword-clang and horse’s clip-clop. But the King must have his story and Albee needs his sounds to tell it. Join the hapless…

The Hispaniola Restaurant, Edinburgh

Fri 22 Aug

Free / 0131 557 3777

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

Free / 0131 557 3777

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

The Sagas of Noggin the Nog

  • 4 stars

Third Party Productions Silly Vikings, puppets, original film, live music. Captivating theatre for children, families and fans. ‘Whether you know the stories of Noggin or not, this show should be seen by all’ ★★★★★ (WhatsOnStage.com). In the Lands of the North where the black rocks stand guard against the cold sea, the…

Assembly George Square, Edinburgh

Fri 22 Aug

Bosco

£10 (£8) / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

Bosco

£10 (£8) / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

Bosco

£10 (£8) / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 25 Aug

Bosco

£9 (£7) / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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The Alleycats: Contemporary a Cappella

Young, mischievous and ready to drop some fresh beats, The Alleycats sing everything from hip hop mash-ups to Motown and pop - dance moves included. The 13 vocalists in this high-energy act provide award-winning contemporary a cappella, combining a full range of male and female voices amid a velvety blend. Whether…

Assembly George Square, Edinburgh

Fri 22 Aug

Three

£11 (£9.50) / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

Three

£11 (£9.50) / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

Three

£11 (£9.50) / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 25 Aug

Three

£9.50 (£8) / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Arabian Nights

  • 4 stars

Story Pocket Theatre Meet Sheherazade, the greatest storyteller of them all. She has a feast of adventures and fantasies to tell involving genies, villains, heroes and princesses. Come and enjoy Ali Baba's encounter with the 40 thieves along with Aladdin and his lamp, the Little Beggar and the Fisherman and the Genie.

Gilded Balloon Teviot, Edinburgh

Fri 22 Aug

Dining Room

£9 (£7) / 0131 622 6552

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

Dining Room

£9 (£7) / 0131 622 6552

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

Dining Room

£9 (£7) / 0131 622 6552

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Baby Loves Disco

Baby Loves Disco is a chance for babies, toddlers, preschoolers and their parents to get their respective grooves on and enjoy some dayclubbing with real club DJs spinning retro and pop tunes. Chillout room, themed crafts, facepainting, healthy snacks and more – all included in the price, plus licensed bar for parents.

Audio, Brighton

Mon 25 Aug

£8.94 / 07986 527947

DNA, London SW11

Sat 27 Sep

£9.94 / 07986 527947

Sat 25 Oct

£9.94 / 07986 527947

Sat 29 Nov

£9.94 / 07986 527947

Electric Circus, Edinburgh

Sat 23 Aug

£9 / 07986 527947

Sun 24 Aug

£9 / 07986 527947

Mon 25 Aug

£9 / 07986 527947

Sun 26 Oct

£8.94 / 07986 527947

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Sittingbourne Greyhounds Racing Track

Mon 25 Aug

£5

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Milkshake!

An interactive musical spectacular featuring children's television presenters.

Belfast Waterfront

Thu 28 Aug

£12.50 (Children £10.50; £42) / 028 9033 4400

  • 13:00
  • 16:00

City Hall, Salisbury

Sat 25 Oct

£12.50 (£10.50; Children £10.50 under 16s; £40) / 01722 434434

  • 14:00

Cliffs Pavilion, Southend-on-Sea

Sat 8 Nov

£12–£48 / 01702 351135

  • 13:00 – 15:30

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